About Us

We are British Columbia’s health research agency. We are working towards a future where BC is recognized worldwide for its vibrant, coherent, inclusive, and globally competitive health research system, which improves the health of British Columbians, the health system and the economy. Considerations of equity, diversity and inclusion are top-of-mind as we begin our journey together, and our commitment to Indigenous reconciliation and self-determination will guide us.

As a provincial organization, our work extends across many Indigenous lands and territories throughout BC. We acknowledge with respect and humility that our Vancouver offices are located on the traditional and unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and səl̓ilwətaɁɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

Current Funding Opportunities

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Funding opportunities are available throughout the year.

Latest News


Unlocking breakthrough research: Health Research BC funds 41 Research Trainees to improve health and health outcomes

21 September 2023

Congratulations to our 2023 Research Trainee awardees! We are also excited to announce an increase to the annual Research Trainee award amount starting with this year’s cohort.


RAPP update

20 September 2023

RAPP is made up of three key streams of work, ethics, operations, and data access.  The data access stream will be informed by Health Data Platform British Columbia’s (HDPBC) strategy that will enable a simplified, unified approval process for access to datasets that span multiple areas and organizations within the health sector.


Fueling discovery: Health Research BC funds 23 researchers to improve health outcomes

13 September 2023

Congratulations to our 2023 Scholar award recipients! Our Scholar Program supports early-career health researchers who are building leading-edge health research programs and expanding their potential to make significant contributions to their field.

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